SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑16 137 416 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Enemy Airfield Damaged: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the entire 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing, the third of three Wings of Air Task Force #1, for today's mission. Bomb pattern centered on the main runway. [Note: Athies-sous-Laon is east of Laon, and the airfield, northeast of Athies, can still be clearly seen on Google Maps.]
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-97142 546th BK*N THOR, GOD OF THUNDER Francis, Percy Tom
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Rosborough, James Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Matlack, Vincent DePaul, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Twomey, Jeremiah (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fletcher, John Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Ford, Howard Emerson 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bedsted, Lee Roy 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Gerhold, Melvin Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Raines, Louis Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Brecht, Victor Douglas 546 Completed, Uninjured
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